Which blazer is more versatile?

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  1. TauKappaEpsilon

    TauKappaEpsilon Senior member

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    I'm getting a new blazer, which one of these do you think is more versatile, the lighters blue, or the navy blue? It will be worn predominately in a corporate casual work environment (jacket and tie, but no suit). Thanks everyone.

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  2. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Definitely the navy. For one thing, I don't think you'd really want to wear the lighter blue in fall and winter.
     
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    albeindc Senior member

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    i agree that Navy is the way to go for the all-around workhorse color here. the light blue would be good in Spring/Summer only
     
  4. dandy1

    dandy1 Senior member

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    navy more versatile, azure blue more pezaz .. get both.
     
  5. thinman

    thinman Senior member

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    +1. The navy blue should be your first blazer; the lighter blue could be your second.
     
  6. DerekS

    DerekS Guyliner

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    i was fighting with this same decision between these exact two coats :lol:
     
  7. namja1

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    Oh this is hard. Both colors look really great and I especially like the lighter blue color because it shows off a fun personality. But for a corporate casual setting I'd suggest the navy blue one. It easier to mix and match and more appropriate for work.
     
  8. hyt123

    hyt123 Senior member

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    Clearly the navy, not only because of the color, but also the lapel width and jacket length.
     
  9. MZhammer

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    I think the navy is more versatile and conservative but the light blue has more personality in it. My vote goes to Light blue if you can pull it off!
     
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    I don't like peaked lapels on blazers, so I'd vote neither if you are asked about these two specific blazers. Ticket pocket on the navy blazer is also a deal breaker for me, as are patch pockets on the bottom one.

    If you are asking just about the colors -- I'd go navy if I lived in the north (NYC, Boston, Chicago, etc.) and lighter blue if I lived in the south (Miami, Atlanta, LA, etc.).
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2012

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